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Are there pillows or mattresses for bedsores?

Status: Open    Feb 11, 2015 - 12:50 PM

Senior Health & Nutrition

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Feb 22, 2015 - 03:04 PM

Yes, there are mattress toppers and certain types of pillows. Look into a pulsating air mattress. Hospice provided for my father when he became bedridden after I pushed the issue. The individual still must be turned every 2 hours as the bedsores may have already developed and must be tended to. Elevation of the leg so that heels of the feet do not rest on the bed helps too.

You can do a search on any search engine on the Web and find a great deal of information. Then speak with the healthcare provider or hospice. I learned you must be persistent. Hope this helps.

Source: Personal experience and world wide web.

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